Editorial July 09


Latest issue

JJ July contents:

  • Mark Murphy
  • Woody Herman 1962-82, part 2
  • Do kids get jazz? ... 
  • COLUMNS: Steve Voce on Charlie Shavers; Alan Luff on Benny Goodman 
  • BOOKS: Benny Goodman at Carnegie Hall 1938; Lee Morgan; Fred Ho; Johnny Griffin; Bob Gordon & Jack Montrose 
  • REMEMBERED: Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Kennedy; Jack Nimitz; Billy VerPlanck 
  • RECORD REVIEWS: the usual unstinting JJ scrutiny applied to over 90 discs, including Armstrong on Mosaic, Gary Burton, Lea DeLaria, Arne Domnerus, Roberto Fonseca, Mike Garrick, Dave Kane, Wynton Marsalis, Kid Ory, Parker & Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Scottish National Jazz Orchestra, Andy Sheppard, Dave Stapleton, Liane Carroll & Brian Kellock, Kyle Eastwood, Get The Blessing, Zoe Rahman and Ben Webster
  • DVD: Graham Colombé takes a view on Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker and Roland Kirk 
  • The June 2009 issue, available here, includes a profile of guitarist Julian Lage; Steve Voce's Scratching The Surface; Alan Luff's Anec-dotage; book reviews (Graham Collier; Century Of Jazz exhibition; Allen Eager) and obituaries of Vic Lewis and Matty Ross plus readers' letters and over 60 in-depth record reviews.

    Mark Gilbert